Edge School Trio Sign in WHL

Edge School student-athletes Brock England, Matthew Hilderman and Leif Oaten have signed Western Hockey League (WHL) Scholarship and Development Agreements with their respective WHL teams after being selected at the 2024 WHL Prospects Draft.

A nominees for the U15 Prep Division MVP Award, England was selected in the first round, 11th overall by the Seattle Thunderbirds. The Red Deer, AB forward finished his first season in the CSSHL with 18 goals and 22 assists in 24 games. He added a goal and an assist as an affiliate player for the Edge U18 Prep team during the 2024 Western Championships, helping them earn their second straight title.

After selecting England in the first round, Seattle doubled down on Edge forwards, selecting Hilderman in the second round, 23rd overall. The Cochrane, AB forward recorded a team high 22 goals while adding 18 assists in 23 games.

Oaten was the first goalie selected at the 2024 WHL Prospects Draft as the Lethbridge Hurricanes selected the Calgary, AB netminder in the third round, 58th overall. A CSSHL First Team All-Star (Prairie Division), Oaten finished tied for the league lead with 11 wins while posting a 2.90 GAA and .914 SV%.